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Overview of noun suspect

The noun suspect has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) suspect

(someone who is under suspicion)

2. defendant, suspect

(a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused)


Overview of verb suspect

The verb suspect has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (6) suspect, surmise

(imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it")

2. (2) distrust, mistrust, suspect

(regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in)

3. (1) suspect

(hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks")


Overview of adj suspect

The adj suspect has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious

(not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior")

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